Inunnguniniq (resilience) in two Inuit communities

By SP Consulting and The Whetsone Group, 2011.

This paper presents results from a qualitative study of resilience in two Inuit communities: Arviat and Igloolik, Nunavut. The study was conducted in the spirit of OCAP (Ownership, Control, Access and Possession), and used participatory methods to collect, validate and disseminate the knowledge gathered. Using Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (cultural knowledge) as the framework, Inuit concepts of resiliency are identified and interpreted in relation to the broader resiliency literature.